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to do something big and meaningful. he says we should ask the wealthiest individuals and biggest corporations to pay their fair share. he says that is not just the democratic position. he says it's one that has been taken by everyone from warren buffett to bill o'reilly. >>> thousands of federal employees could find themselves off the job tonight. congress has until midnight to reauthorize the federal aviation administration. if it does not, 4000 workers could be furloughed. airlines would not have to collect ticket taxes costing the government hundreds of millions of dollars. air-traffic controllers would not be affected by a shutdown. >>> 81 degrees on this friday, 6:07. >> a message to congress. the star of a hit super bowl ad is coming to capitol hill. >> major developments in the fight for same sex equality. >> you are probably feeling assorting start to the we >>> i am with the rosslyn bid. we are at gateway park where you can catch a great view of the washington monument. and on friday nights, you can catch movies featuring actors from saturday night live. >>> steamy frida
the belmont. forget all about those races. >> who cares about the triple crown when this weekend is the big wiener dog race. racing event in your hometown of seattle. they held some qualifiers yesterday ahead of the big showdown tomorrow. oh yeah. >> you don't mess with the weiner. the winning dog's owner gets cool prizes including a weekend away with their hot dog, you get to bring the wiener dog. what? >> i'm sorry. it's clearly friday here. have you ever owned a wiener dog, messed with a wiener dog? >> i would get a dachshund. i do like those dogs. >> she's pushing me to get one. >> little long-haired dachshunds, they're supposed to be great dogs. you lot of the westies. >> i like little dogs, i'm one of though those. don't likekehe purse dogs but i like -- >> a little wiener. we'll be back with more "world news now" right after this. [ male announcer ] every day, thousands of people are choosing advil. my name is lacey calvert and i'm a yoga instructor. if i have any soreness, i'm not going to be able to do my job. but once i take advil, i'm able to finish out strong. it really works! [
is being eated at a local hospital. john gonzalez, abc 7 news. >>> fenty. moving on to another big story, the nfl lockout is ending after the owners signed on the deal. for the players to line up and agree to the terms. >> sports director tim brant is to break down what this means. >>> for the fans, they are still limbo, still more questions than answers. owners voted 31-0 to approve the 10-year collective agreement with supplemental revenue sharing. the players agree, we have football, but the owners have ers until tuesday to vote, recertified the union, and ratify the contract. the player representative said untill not vote on it they see the proposal, analyze and see what the owners voted on. players are not happy because they feel it is a public relations move. has canceled the hall me game. if the players cannot meet the deadline, more games could be in jeopardy. there is cowboys owner jerry jones. >> obviously, what the players s to recertify their union. an obligation, though, to get a decision don ause we're down to the time frames or will start impacting. >> optimistic view is t
a 2 $3 trillion in spending cuts and a commitment to increase revenue. the president wants a big deal that includes spending cuts, reforms, and tax code changes. changes of that happening are slim. >> federal employees could be out of work tonight. they could lose the operating authority and unless congress reauthorize is a by midnight. if that does not happen, 4000 airline workers will be furloughed. air traffic controllers would not be affected by that. >>> the justice department as to mounting pressure on the news corps. >> apple may be eyeing who do -- hulu. >> good friday. >> the same to you. apple is considering making a bid hu for the hulu service. it could pose a challenge to donenetflix. there is a preliminary investigation into news corp related to the allegedhacking of 9/11 victims. the scandal could caught the eye of the scandal tour. followers can see the government relations office of rupert murdoch. there is also the congressional gym where anthony wiener worked out. the tour also includes the watergate complex. they will add the new stopped saturday after labor day wee
park. expect a big slowdowns if especially on route 29 and 234. >>> a police involved shooting has sent a mental hospital in northwest. they found him with a shotgun on 13th street at 10:00 last night. the man ran dropping a weapon, but then he pulled out a handgun and went toward the officers. officers opened fire. the shooting is on an -- the shooting is under investigation. >>> president obama is taking the debt debate to college park. he will hold a town hall meeting at the university of maryland today. this comes as lawmakers continue fighting for compromise. the clock is ticking down. mike conneen joins us in the newsroom. good morning. >> the senate seems to be moving on from the republican- controlled house plan calling for a balanced budget amendment/ president obama and john boehner continue searching for their grand bargain with as much as four trillion in deficit- reduction. at 11:00 president will take his case to the public as the clock ticks down to the august 2 deadline. obama will speak at the ritzy coliseum, a venue that can hold 1200 people. a limited number of the ge
breath away. >> reporter: the big apple is on the broiler with heat indexes soaring to 110 degrees. the statue of liberty's crown closed to visitors. in chicago, parents were steamed over a local summer school without air-conditioning. >> they deserve to come here comfortably to learn. >> reporter: in detroit, the city started rolling power blackouts. it's just before 2:00 in new york and the air temperature is 94. add in the humidity and heat index is 107. as anybody in the city knows it's hotter on the pavement. this reading 113. at a new york city subway station we found temperatures over 95 degrees. this dry cleaner's was sweltering over 100 degrees and in times square, the bright lights turned off to save power. within five minutes i already developed a full sweat. the kind of heat that can have a real physical impact. let's bring in dr. besser and test some folks out. >> i already feel my pulse is racing. that's what we'll see here. sure enough we found dave solal delivering water. >> can i take your pulse? >> water he could have used in this heat. >> pulse 160. that's bad. >
like zack pritchett. >> it is actually going to do some big damage. >> for the landscapers to cannot escape the heat and for those who will fight fires in at. they came to help them forget. >> it is a connection between the heart and the sole. -- soul. >> is 87 degrees here in the district, and the headlines reflect that. >> thank you for that report. officials at the manassas national battlefield park are taken precautions to keep visitors safe. they are canceling all programs from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. this afternoon. tomorrow and sunday, thousands of reactors will brave the heat to reenact the first battle of manassas the first major battle of the civil war. this week marks the battle's 150th anniversary. they are ready for heavy traffic around the park, especially on route 29 and reached 234. there is no question he is uncomfortable, but it is also dangerous. many states are baking under some sort of heat advisory and it has been blamed for nearly two dozen deaths. many doctors are urging you to limit your time outdoors if you can, no matter your age or state of health. >> pe
john boehner has called off talks with president obama. we go to the white house. >> a big deficit reduction package. i thought it would be useful for me to give you some insight into where we were and why, i think that we should have moved forward with a big deal. essentially, what we had offered speaker boehner was over $1 trillion in cuts to discretionary spending, both domestic and defense. we then offered an additional $650 billion in cuts to entitlement programs. medicare medicaid, social security. we believe that it is possible to shape those in a way that preserves the integrity of the system, makes them available for the next generation, and does not affect beneficiaries in an adverse way. in addition, what we saw it was revenues that were actually less than what they signed off on with the gang of six. the bipartisan group and the republicans in leadership in the senate, what they called for. it was effectively $2 trillion above the republican baseline. what we said was, give us $1.2 trillion in additional revenues which could be accomplished without hiking taxes, but co
. >>> halfway there. nfl owners proudly approve a new ten-year deal but what about the players? big developments overnight. >>> and partying like it's 1849. mines re-open in california's gold country as s ld prices soar. >>> good morning to you. baked and broiled just about everywhere. today mother nature turns up the heat on the east coast. >> new york is bracing for scattered power outages. philadelphia has even closed summer school. >> the northeast is the latest to endure peak temperatures from the heat wave forcing man and beast to copeeowever they can. here's karen travers. >> reporter: from the midwest to the east coast people are debt separate for relief from the scorching temperatures. city officials have even set up mobile water fountains to help people cool f. thisiseat wave is massive smothering 1 million square miles across the nation. already nearly two dozen deaths have been blamed on the blistering heat. some hospitals are seeing four times the number of heat-related cases. >> they're coming in feeling weak, tired, nauseating, some vomiting, some with heatstroke are coming in wit
. >> the president continued to push for a big budget deal. outside the town hall, most people said they liked what they heard. >> i thought it was great. is covered a lot of topics. >> but not everybody got the answers they came for. >> is it going to come back around? no one asked that question. >> 1 boy did get to -- one girl did get to ask her question. >> what should i teach my students about how our government works if we are saying we will not compromise with the other party? >> you should keep on teaching your students to compromise. that is not just how government works. that is how life works. >> this woman came with her daughter. >> i wanted to hear definitely about education. >> but not everybody was pleased with the questions or the answers. >> i was looking for some more pardoning questions. his environmental record is astounding. >> about a dozen protesters were here. they were across from the coliseum. inside there were dignitaries including gov. martin o'malley. in case you're wondering if there were ground rules for asking questions, the president had 1. he went boy, girl, boy gir
. >> well -- oh, he's bummed out. >> are you kidding me, this kid is going to do this? >> that is big -- >> oh, my goodness. >> what a nice young man. >> he's got a diamondbacks hat -- we have to get something for that kid. i can't believe i just witnessed that. that is awesome. >> you are awesome. >> reporter: the game would go on, ian having given up his prized catch. but then, a phone call. it seemed someone had seen his kindness on tv. >> he's being told right now that he's being praised on tv. >> he's big league. >> reporter: late today, we met ian, too. >> i thought it was the right thing to do. i saw the kid, he was really sad, so i just decided to give the ball back. my mom and my dad, like, taught me that way, so -- kind of natural. >> reporter: ian didn't leave that game empty handed. moments after giving the ball away, the announcers had a special gift for the fan. a baseball bat signed by his favorite player. >> autographed bat and a contract for the generous ian and his buddies. >> the box was really, really cool. i was, like, really surprised and, like, i did not see tha
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